Vanderbilt University’s Inaugural Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day
Dr. Renã Robinson, Christina King, and Kaitlyn Stepler participated in the 1st Annual Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day sponsored by the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center, Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Neurology.
Dr. Robinson gave a talk on “Proteomics of Heart and Brain in Alzheimer’s Disease” and Kaitlyn and Christina both presented posters, titled “Discovery-based Proteomics to Understand Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease” and “Proteomics Analysis of Brain and Peripheral Organs to Study Alzheimer’s Disease in APP/PS-1 Mice and Humans, respectively.
Dr. Roxana Carare, professor of neuroanatomy at the University of Southampton, delivered the keynote address on “Failure in the Clearance of Proteins from the Brain: New Therapeutic Targets for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases”. https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2019/05/28/inaugural-vanderbilt-alzheimers-disease-research-day-draws-crowd-for-talks-posters-data-blitzes/